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. >>> and guinness officials have certified a colombian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. look at him go there. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for a long hoimd weekend. the dow closed at 10,447. the naz dam gained 14 and the naz dam climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual allegations has resurfaced as a competitor. or kl has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners but with last year's purchase of sun my crow systems they became direct competitors. >>> in other executive years david weston, tv's longest serving network news chief told the staff monday he's resigning and will leave by the end of the year. >>> elseware air products has boosted to
the evacuation of 1,000 others. >>> guinness officials have certified a columbian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for the long holiday weekend. the dow opens at 10,447 after adding 127 points on friday. the s&p gained 14, and the nasdaq climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual misconduct allegations and accounting irregularities has resurfaced at a competitor. oracle has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd as its co-president to help lead the database software maker in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners, but with last year's $7.5 billion purchase of sun microsystems, the company became direct competitors in computing hardware. >>> in
that could wrap around the superdome twice according to the bakers. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at the national weather we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning. did you get to check out the harvest moon last night? >> i didn't get a chance. >> you missed it. it was absolutely incredible. a lot around the country got to see it. when it rose last night and the sun was setting, moon was rising it looked so huge on the horizon they call it one of the biggest harvest moons we've ever had. as far as today we have a couple different weather stories. equally as hot in the southeast and very wet in the northern plains. yesterday was 95 in d.c. this was middle of the summer type area, areas of tenet healthcare and memphis easily into the mid to upper 90s. alabama, mississippi, this looks like the middle of the summer. we can't cool things off finally but eventually it will happen. it's a very warm morning from kansas city to atlanta.
the current mark. guinness still has to verify that record. >> at the x office requests resident evil" appears headed tore nom one. deadline hollywood says the 3d thriller will real in about $28 million over a slow weekend at the theater. >> he looks -- >> that's the 202 box office hit "my big fat greek wedding" tops the cnbc list of the most profitable movies of all time. the comedy earned $369 million. its return on the investment, mo than 6,000%. >>> topping the sic chart, the catalyst leads bill board's rock category. check it out. ♪ >> from there to katy perry and what else would you expect om her? her "teenage" dream takes the spot. those are your nber ones on "msnbc sunday." ♪ this is real so take a chance ♪ >>> it's "msnbc sunday." i'm alex witt. here are your fast five headlines. a senior iranian prosecutor says american sair ha shourd will be free to leave the country if she can make the half million dollars bail. her attorney is working on arrangements to make bail and hopes shourd will be freed in two to three days. >>> in san bruno, california, the death toll from the explos
cans. >>> here's a bizarre record held by a plan in turkey. the guinness world record for the biggest nose. how long is it? his nose measures -- 3.46 inches. i bet he smells very well. >>> political analysts see the november midterm elections as key opportunity for republicans to make huge gains, but are democrats eyeing the republican split as a way to gain back ground? we'll ask a former virginia governor, doug wilder. >>> and other reasons to swoon over pris william. he's flying high today. >>> be right back. after using rogaine for a while, i went to my stylist and she said hair was growing back... i was like, yes, this works... [ male announcer ] only rogaine is proven to regrow hair in 85% of guys. puhh puhh puhh putt and that's it. [ male announcer ] stop losing. start gaining. puhh puhh puhh putt and that's it. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20
record. only 33 inches tall. this dexter breed of cow is now in the guinness record book as the world's smallest bovine. her name is swallow, she hails from the u.k., about the size of a small sheep or maybe a big dog. her owners say this mini m ofpl o likes listen to go popular music on the radio. jenna: who doesn't! another animal setting a guinness record, check out nastacia, she's aterrer. that little gal broke the record for popping # hundred tkpwhraopbs in the fastest time, clocking other trail of destruction in a mere 44.49 seconds, an average of two more than two tkpwhraopbs a second. you know, who knew there was a world record for that, but anastacia now holds it. jon: when she's done holding all that helium, she barks in an even higher voice! >>> here's the question being asked in the u.k. right now. was the pope's life in danger? five men under arrest in london. british police, reviewing the holy father's security as they investigate a reported assassination attempt. scotland yard, on the case. >>> and hanging ten to the extremes, surfers taking on the biggest waves in the
a hobby, right? >> yeah. apparently it's going to make it into "the guinness book of world records" once they get hold of it. >> good for him. it takes all types. thanks, willis. do you have one of those, willis? >> a big turkey dinner. >> ever had a bad breakup? we all have had a rough breakup. >> sure. >> again, i've never broken up in a way like this. this actually went down on youtube. this 53-year-old woman named kelly summers was very distraught after breaking up with her boyfriend, keith. as a way of therapy and coping with this tough breakup, she goes on youtube and releases and gets all her emotions out here. over a month she made 62 videos and posted them. some were a minute, some were seven minutes. take a listen. >> i've just got to get angry. because i miss him so much. being at this park has been really hard. this was the park a few weeks ago he came down, made all the effort to drive down to. >> well, i mean -- clearly, she was distraught. looked a little rough. but -- not to be mean. but really. anyway, she posted all these things. 11,000 people tuned in to check it out,
. >>> well, he may be tiny but he's got the rest of the canine world licked. >> meet puggy, the new guinness record holder for the longest tongue of any dog in the world. yes, it is a freak show. he is a 10-year-old pekingese. puggy weighs 25 pounds, but get this, that massive tongue you see there extends a full 4 1/2 inches. >> oh, man. puggy may be laughing at the attention now but he was actually abandoned as a puppy because of that odd quality. puggy's owner says his tongue just adds to his character. it also brings smiles to a lot of faces. imagine that dog licking you in the face. >> weirdo. we'll be right back with more "world news now." >>> a very interesting story here. the billionaire ceo versus the college student. apple's steve jobs is known to occasionally respond to e-mails from customers. >> one reply landed jobs in the middle of a heated argument with a journalism student who was looking for help with a paper. here's john berman. >> reporter: in this corner, worth $5.5 billion, the father of the ipod, i-phone, and ipad, apple ceo steve jobs. in this corner, a college senior w
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >> cool and dry this morning. the rain to our northwest, and great weather for a labor day picnic. a lot of sunshine. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank
. it was streamed live online. according to the guinness book of world records they had to stand in a public venue. just for the record, the guys are not a couple. they're just friends. >>> just because you can't really get enough of it, video of a masked chicken dance, all part of the kickoff for the 2010 oktoberfest in cincinnati. ufc fighter led the dance on fountain square. >>> all right. it's a new hour. i've got a new rundown. if you thought "an inconvenient truth" was controversial, you haven't seen anything yet. a new film that pulls no punches when it comes to america's broken schools. >>> chris rock said it best. there is a difference between being rich and being wealthy. it's not easy building wealth in america. we'll look at building up wealth and building up families and america. >>> christine o'donnell is the inspiration for the word play. we'll stir the pot a little with this one or maybe i should say we're going to sir the called ronl. >> they say the recession was over last year making it the longest recession since world war ii. this organization, the nbr is considered by many to
it into the 2011 edition of the "guinness book of world records" released today. take a look at this picture of the longest dog tongue. who knew there would be a record for something like this. and the largest collection of smurf memorabilia. so, a little bit of everything for just about everyone, wolf. >> these people have a lot of free time, i guess, to check all that stuff out. all right. look at that. thanks very much. thank you, fred. >>> a startling new report shows that above vert city on the rise in the united states of america. we are going to show you the conditions some people are living in not very far from the white house. >>> and former president jimmy carter points blame at the late senator ted kennedy over health care. you are going to want to hear what he is saying. you are in "the situation room." this site has a should i try priceline instead? >> no it's a sale. nothing beats a sale! wrong move! you. you can save up to half off that sale when you name your own price on priceline. but this one's a me. it's only pretending to be a deal. here, bid $79. got it. wo
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